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[Ohio] Proposed bill to ban smoking in car with kids sparks heated debate

Health professionals say it could save children from chronic health problems but critics argue the government shouldn't be involved
WKBN 27/FOX 17/62 (Youngstown, OH)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:49

Smoking in a car with kids could bring $500 fine in Ohio

People who smoke in cars with kids under age 6 could face a $500 fine if a bill proposed by a state lawmaker becomes law. “They have no say in getting into an enclosed vehicle with someone who is smoking,” said sponsor Sen. Charletta Tavares, D-Columbus
Springfield (OH) News-Sun
added Mar 23, 2017 21:43

[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36

Ohio Senator wants to ban smoking around children in cars

A state senator from the Columbus area is proposing a new law that would make it illegal for people to smoke tobacco in vehicles carrying children under six-years-old. Charleta B. Tavares, a Democrat from the 15th State Senate District, has introduced S
21 WFMJ (Youngstown, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:36
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Ohio bill would make it illegal to smoke in a car with a child under 6 present

Ohio Senate Bill 106, introduced by Senator Charleta Tavares (D) on Tuesday, would prohibit anyone from smoking a cigar, cigarette, pipe, or any other lighted smoking device for burning tobacco or any other plant, while a child under the age of six was i
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:28

[Ohio] Matters of Public Record: Rich Resource for Reporters

records revealed Dr. Croce’s association with the Council for Tobacco Research, an organization that, a federal court found, played a central role in a conspiracy to deceive the public about the dangers of smoking. Mr. Glanz noted that Dr. Croce’s name ha
New York Times
added Mar 9, 2017 17:17

[Ohio] Kasich proposes tax changes, innovation in $67B budget

Kasich's plan would increase Ohio's cigarette tax from $1.60 a pack to $2.25 a pack and raise taxes on other tobacco products by an equivalent rate. The bill also calls for making vapor products, including e-cigarettes, subject to the tax.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 30, 2017 23:43

[Ohio] Appeals judge Timothy Horton to plead guilty to spending campaign funds on cigars, meals

Franklin County Court of Appeals Judge Timothy Horton soon will appear in a courtroom other than his own to plead guilty to criminal charges. The Ohio Elections Commission this morning unanimously referred Horton for prosecution on three counts of fili
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jan 28, 2017 21:26

Kentucky gets straight "F's" in American Lung Association smoking report / Ohio not much better

"We're still leading the nation in adult and youth smoking rates," says Stephanie Vogel of the Northern Kentucky Health Department. Kentucky got "F's" in all five categories - including smoke-free air, tobacco prevention ans tobacco taxes. Ohio didn
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:25

Ohio schools go smoke-free

Tri-C enacted a “breathe free” policy last August, which bans the use of any tobacco products while on campus grounds. The policy also affected regional campuses. “Colleges are either going smoke-free or tobacco-free, and we know from a health perspecti
KentWired (Kent State University)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13
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